Santee Lakes Recreation Preserve is 18 miles East of San Diego. Quiet, over 190 acres of stocked lakes & parkland. General store with food, beverages, fishing tackle, supplies. Reservations Accepted Operated by Padre Dam Municipal Water District.
From I-8: Hwy.125N. Right on Mission Gorge Road. Left on Carlton Hills Blvd.,left on Mast Blvd., left on Fanita Parkway to park. From 52E: Left on Mast Blvd., to Fanita Parkway, turn Right.